Ethics Board discusses lobbying guidelines, deadline for boutique casinos approaches

    Good morning, Feeders. It’ll be a quieter day in parts of Philadelphia, as Ride the Ducks halts service and silences its quackers to mark the one-year anniversary of its fatal crash.

    Lizz Fiedler will speak with the Chester County church that helped organize last year’s trip that brought Hungarian tourists here for the duck boats ride.

    Lizz will also cover today’s Board of Ethics meeting about Philadelphia’s lobbying law.

    Tom MacDonald is at this morning’s announcement of Philadelphia’s two-year workforce development project, which will culminate with a mural at Eighth and Cherry streets. He’ll then catch us up on the deadline for boutique casino applications in Atlantic City.

    Pennsylvania’s tax laws have proven beneficial for Amazon.com. Mara Zepeda will explain why that is, and she’ll also be in court as testimony begins for ownership of a rare coin collection.

    The Vendy Awards are approaching. Peter Crimmins will have all the tasty details on Philadelphia’s first-ever food vendor awards.

    Maiken Scott is heading toward Trenton for the latest developments in the case of law enforcement officers using steroids to bulk up.

    And speaking of Trenton, the city’s minor league hockey team is calling it quits. Monika Zaleska will find out what this means for the team’s stadium.

    A man was killed by a SEPTA bus early this morning in Frankford, prompting some questions. Dillon Buckley will check in on the investigation, and hopes to get some details on bus accident statistics.

    Have you been following along with the plans to build a super market and town homes on Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill? We’ll have coverage of two upcoming meetings.

    We’ve got these and more stories for you today, so stick close.

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